Bassu Salon & Aesthetics
Bassu Salon & Aesthetics

Our Staff

Bassu's staff are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to your beauty and the success of our business.

Leslie Hochstrasser


Bassu Owner


My name is Leslie Hochstrasser. I am the proud owner of Bassu Salon. I am from Helena, Montana. In my earlier years I moved away to a few bigger cities and always found myself moving back to my hometown of Helena.
I attended Maddio's Cosmetology College in 1995. My training has been with L'Oreal Professional,  Aveda, Schwarzkopf, Redken, Kevin Murphy, Peter Coppola, and Brazilian Blowout. Pash Lashes, Armelia Jewel Lash and Brow, Girlz Ink. Skin Scripts Chemical Peels/Skin, Comfort Zone Skin, Aveda Skin, and Rezenerate Nano Facial.


Certificates in Hair Color, Hair Cutting, 2 Keratin Straightening Treatments, Hair/Lash Extensions, Facial/Body Waxing, Certified MUA (Makeup Artist), PMU (Permanent Makeup), Microblading, and Tatoo Removal. Extra training in Advanced Aesthetics (Skin Care) as well as Aroma Therapy.


M: 406.475.2910

Toni Thomas

Makeup Artist / Aesthetics  


Toni Thomas is an award-winning beauty industry professional, international beauty educator, author of several beauty industry books, and a master esthetician specializing in advanced skincare techniques including the newest beauty treatment, Plasma Fibro-blasting, a non-invasive procedure that is a unique alternative to a cosmetic facelift.. Her makeup artistry has been featured in several fashion publications, on the runway of New York Fashion Week and on national television for Fox News Network. As a beauty industry leader, she has spent her entire career working in and around the beauty business as well as the beauty education arena. 




Tricia Rodriguez

Stylist/Lash Artist/PMU




M: 406.465.4116

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Phone: 406-422-4205 406-422-4205



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Bassu Salon & Aesthetics 

1075 N Rodney St Suite 106

Helena, MT 59601

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